Car Rental in Poland

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Gdansk Airport Car Rental
Economy
Volkswagen Polo or similar
Volkswagen Polo
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Flex Rent a Car Poland
$20.16 per day
Katowice Airport Car Rental
Economy
VW Polo or similar
VW Polo
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Global Rent a Car
$20.32 per day
Katowice Airport Car Rental
Economy
Ford Fiesta or similar
Ford Fiesta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Global Rent a Car
$22.32 per day
Katowice Airport Car Rental
Economy
VW Polo or similar
VW Polo
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Global Rent a Car
$22.34 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Lublin Airport Car Rental
Mini
Volkswagen Up or similar
Volkswagen Up
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Carwiz
$22.56 / per day
Lublin Airport Car Rental
Economy
Skoda Fabia or similar
Skoda Fabia
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Carwiz
$22.73 / per day
Gdansk Airport Car Rental
Compact
VW Golf or similar
VW Golf
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Flex Rent a Car Poland
$22.75 / per day
Lublin Airport Car Rental
Mini
Toyota Aygo or similar
Toyota Aygo
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Carwiz
$23.16 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 15:33 on 2022-05-26. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Polish
Currency
PLN
Country code
48
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
90 km/h
56 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.02%
Rating
9.0

Why rent a car in Poland?

It is a great idea to get a rental car in Poland. It has a wide variety of attractions, from historic landmarks and medieval cities to impressive mountains and unique nature areas. The roads are in increasingly better shape, too. Come and explore this up-and-coming European travel destination!

If you want to know more about renting a car in Poland, don't miss our complete guide.

 

Poland Car Rental

One-way Car Rentals in Poland

Here are the most popular one-way rental options for pickup in Poland and drop off in another country:

  • From Poland to Germany - 495 offers from € 8717.75 per day
  • From Poland to United Kingdom - 288 offers from € 8717.75 per day
  • From Poland to Netherlands - 54 offers from € 8820.34 per day
  • From Poland to France - 45 offers from € 8717.75 per day
  • From Poland to Belgium - 36 offers from € 8820.34 per day

Top ways to enter Poland

  • Warsaw Chopin Airport: Poland’s largest international airport serves flights to and from most countries in Europe, as well as destinations in Asia, North America, and Africa
  • Krakow Airport: Poland’s second most busy international airport is popular with low-cost carriers like Wizz Air and Ryanair, and is an entry point for Southern Poland.
  • Gdansk Airport: Flying to Gdansk is a great way to reach the Tricity Area and Poland’s Baltic Sea Coast.
  • By land: It is also possible to rent a car in a neighboring country and then drive to Poland. Some large cities with international airports near Poland are Berlin in Germany, Prague in the Czech Republic, and Vilnius in Lithuania

Top cities and places to visit

  • Warsaw: Almost completely rebuilt after World War II, Poland’s capital city nowadays is modern, busy, and offers countless cultural activities.
  • Krakow: Very few cities can rival Krakow in terms of history, classical architecture, and the amount of impressive churches.
  • Białowieża: The great national park in the northeast of the country is one of the remaining primeval forests in Europe and home to wildlife like European bison, wolf, moose, lynx, and hundreds of other species.
  • The Tatras: The highest part of the Carpathian Mountains, the Tatra range in Southeast Poland is both wild and serene.
  • Baltic Coast: More than 500 km long, Poland’s Baltic shore is home to distinct coastal cultures and the beautiful port city of Gdansk.

Most popular rental car

The most popular rental car in Poland is the Fiat 500. The Opel Astra and the Ford Fiesta are second and third.

Driver license requirements

  • Poland recognizes valid foreign driver’s licenses that are written in a Latin alphabet and if you’re visiting for a period of shorter than six months. If you’re staying for longer or are living in Poland permanently, you need to acquire a local driver’s license.
  • If your driver’s license is printed in a non-Latin alphabet (Cyrillic, Arabic, etc.), you’ll need an International Driving Permit (IDP).
  • Similarly, if your driver’s license doesn’t show your photograph, you might be required to have an IDP.
  • Even if you have an IDP, you must also carry your original driver’s license as you will be required to present both.
  • You must carry your driver’s license, not a copy, with you at all times. 
  • You need to have had your driver’s license for at least two years.
  • Some rental car suppliers charge a young driver fee for drivers between the ages of 22 and 25 and a senior driver fee for drivers over the age of 65.
  • There may be additional requirements depending on the car supplier and category, so make sure to check the rental conditions before booking.

Crossing Borders

Poland shares a border with Belarus, Ukraine, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Russia (the Kaliningrad exclave), and Lithuania. Poland is a member of the Schengen Area, and so are Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Germany, and Poland. If you’ll need a Schengen visa to visit Poland, you’ll also be able to visit these four other countries. 

Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia are not members of the Schengen Area. Each of these countries has its own visa policy, so you may or may not need a visa to enter them, depending on your citizenship. If you plan to visit one of these Poland’s neighbors during your rental period, we strongly advise you to get in touch with your Ministry of Foreign Affairs in advance to find out about the visa requirements.

Some car rental providers allow you to cross national borders and even drop off your car in a different country, while others don’t. If you’d like to cross a national border during your rental period, make sure to check the terms and conditions before booking a car. Learn more about cross-border rentals in our FAQ section.

Most popular types of rental car

The most popular rental car type in Poland is an Economy, but Compact and Mini are also popular choices.

Top driving routes

  • Szczecin. While Gdansk is Poland’s most popular coastal destination (and for a good reason — it’s a lovely city with lots to do), Szczecin at the other end of Poland’s Baltic coastline shouldn’t be overlooked. The capital of the historic Pomerania region, it is known for its recently restored Old Town, promenade along the Oder River, and Pomeranian Dukes Castle. Accessible road trips from Szczecin include Wolin Island, Szczecin Lagoon Nature Park, and, naturally, beaches.
  • Poznan. Often named Poland’s most liveable city, Poznan is attractive for locals and visitors alike. Located in the central-west portion of the country on the road between Warsaw and Berlin, it has long been famous for its trading prowess, a fact exemplified by its merchants and craftsmen districts, beautiful town hall, and Stary Rynek or the Old Market Square, one of the most impressive in Europe. Wielkopolski National Park, known for its beautiful lakes, is just a short drive from the city.
  • Lower Silesia. A large and distinct cultural region with a strong German vibe to it, Lower Silesia is one of the most interesting parts of Poland. Highlights include the sophisticated university city of Wroclaw, as well as many spa towns, two national parks, industrial heritage, and Jawor and Swidnica Peace churches which have both been named world heritage sites.

Car Rental Prices

  • Station wagons - from $65 per day
  • Large cars - from $540 per day
  • Medium cars - from $385 per day
  • Vans - from $155 per day
  • Premium cars - from $125 per day
  • Small cars - from $182 per day
  • SUVs - from $998 per day

How can I save money on my rental car?

You can do a number of things to get a good car rental deal in Poland:

  1. Compare rates of different rental car providers
  2. Book your rental car well in advance
  3. Plan your route before you go
  4. Know your fuel and mileage requirements
  5. Visit on the month when the rental prices are the cheapest. According to our data, visiting Poland is the cheapest in January when renting a car is about 28% cheaper than the yearly average.

Top 14 Most Popular Cities in Poland

  1. Car Rental in Warsaw from $21.47 per day
  2. Car Rental in Krakow from $31.40 per day
  3. Car Rental in Gdansk from $30.65 per day
  4. Car Rental in Katowice from $20.32 per day
  5. Car Rental in Poznan from $18.98 per day
  6. Car Rental in Wroclaw from $29.79 per day
  7. Car Rental in Rzeszow from $26.53 per day
  8. Car Rental in Lublin from $31.40 per day
  9. Car Rental in Szczecin from $31.40 per day
  10. Car Rental in Bydgoszcz from $31.40 per day
  11. Car Rental in Olsztyn from $31.40 per day
  12. Car Rental in Czestochowa from $60.00 per day

Map of Car Rental Locations

Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in Poland?

The cost of renting a car in Poland depends on the time of year. This graph compares price changes from month to month in order to find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in Poland
$29.63
January
$33.50
February
$43.99
March
$36.72
April
$37.76
May
$40.39
June
$35.84
July
$34.94
August
$60.38
September
$58.04
October
$77.35
November
$78.76
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car in Poland is January — prices start from $29.63 for an Economy class vehicle. This is 37% cheaper than the yearly average and 62% cheaper than renting a car in the month of December (when prices start at $78.76 for a Compact class). This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. The exact price for your trip will depend on the length of your rental and the number of days until your rental period begins. Just enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers.

What’s the average rental length in Poland?

The average length differs from month to month. The longest rental periods are in February — an average of 8 days. The shortest are in September — an average of 5 days.
Average Rental Length in Poland
7
January
8
February
6
March
6
April
7
May
7
June
7
July
6
August
5
September
6
October
7
November
6
December

What’s the most popular time for renting a car in Poland?

Discover Cars users search for cars in a lot of locations daily. We gathered this information in order to analyze car rental popularity in Poland. The most popular month is January, while the least popular is June.
Popularity of Car Rental in Poland by Monthly Searches
283%
January
223%
February
240%
March
130%
April
68%
May
June
July
August
35%
September
37%
October
100%
November
83%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Global Rent a Car VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
Global Rent a Car VW Golf 5 2 Medium cars
Global Rent a Car Smart For Four 5 1 Small cars
Carwiz Seat Leon 5 2 Medium cars
Carwiz Toyota Aygo 4 1 Small cars
Carwiz Skoda Fabia 4 1 Small cars
Carwiz Volkswagen Up 5 1 Small cars
Carwiz Mazda CX-3 5 3 SUVs
Autounion Fiat Panda 5 1 Small cars
Global Rent a Car Ford Focus STW 5 3 Station wagons

Our Customers Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

United States of America (USA)
Skoda Fabia
May 14, 2022
The Check In desk was not staffed when I arrived although they had my arrival time. The car was being washed, which was nice, I just wish someone left some kind of message for me so I did not have to make an international call to find out what is happening. Car was new and comfortable and I got a free upgrade which was a nice bonus. Good quality for the price.
United States of America (USA)
VW Golf
November 25, 2021
Krakow is great!!!
United States of America (USA)
Toyota Corolla
November 6, 2021
Great service
Poland
Peugeot 2008
August 12, 2021
Ślęża mountain - quite easy to reach the top and amazing view from tower of church.
Austria
Smart For Four
September 4, 2020
You don´t need a car in Wroclaw or to get to, but there is a lot to see and do in the area around.
United Kingdom
Seat Leon STW
August 24, 2020
WAW is Getting to grips with running an international airport during the Covid-19 pandemic.
United States of America (USA)
VW Jetta
August 21, 2020
It is not same experience you would have in USA. Too many details are not standard and it is expected of client to be familiar with fie print in contracts - or pay the price. Bad experience
United Kingdom
VW Polo
August 19, 2020
All as agreed. No problems. Thank you
Poland
VW Polo
August 7, 2020
I liked availability of rental downtown and at the airport.
Canada
Opel Astra
June 16, 2020
you are the best!!!thanks
United Kingdom
Toyota Yaris
March 14, 2020
Great city, lots of places to go , to hang, to try new foods, best in the spring or if you like hot city summers and before Christasm they have markets in the Old Square
United Kingdom
VW Golf
February 8, 2020
Very good and fast service. Full professionalism
United States of America (USA)
Smart For Four
January 31, 2020
Depending on the experience of the driver and a nature of the stay. (In my opinion smaller cars are definitely a better choice in the city) Within the city - parking spaces are very narrow compared to US and sometimes hard to come by. Local transportation is pretty well developed. I always enjoy traveling aroung the country in my rental cars rented in Warsaw. Since Poland joined EU expressways are excellent and county roads( also in good condition) deliver unforetable memories.
Canada
Opel Astra
October 8, 2019
The city is worth seeing, with easy navigation to explore. Very interesting old town, good restaurants and nice people.
United Kingdom
Opel Corsa
September 29, 2019
Easy access to the motorway from airport
United Kingdom
Skoda Octavia Combi
September 20, 2019
Very recommended
United Kingdom
Ford Focus
September 7, 2019
Thanks for such a great customer service. Our experience has been amazing specially when we had a claim and you were able to solve it easily. Thanks again
Israel
Toyota Auris
August 18, 2019
very good
United Kingdom
Opel Corsa
August 17, 2019
We didn't spend time in Krakow, so cannot comment on this, but we needed a car in order to explore further inland in Poland.
Romania
VW Golf
July 7, 2019
Very useful if you want to visit more cities of Poland. You have more flexibility than the train and if you are more than one person totally worth it.
United Arab Emirates
VW Polo
July 3, 2019
Easy pick up and drop off of the car.
United Kingdom
Ford Focus
May 29, 2019
Do not rent car from greenmotion (that's different provider) if you want to have pleasant memories from Poznan! They are cheaters, there is plenty opinions on internet about them.
United States of America (USA)
Ford Fiesta
May 25, 2019
Was profesional service
United States of America (USA)
Seat ibiza
April 30, 2019
I visited Warsaw, Krakow, Wroclaw and Gdansk with a rental car - all are beautiful cities with efficient public transportation svc(s) as well. Driving in Poland not recommended for new/irregular drivers coz Polish drivers there seems quite aggressive/fast on the road.
United States of America (USA)
Opel Astra 1.6
March 27, 2019
Airport pick up
Germany
Hyundai i20
September 5, 2018
Highly recommended country to visit, beautiful nature, historical cities, kind people, good food, reasonable prices, good shopping
Ukraine
Chevrolet Spark
August 26, 2018
There are a lot of rondos in Poland, prepare to pay attention on the road and all passing cars there.
United States of America (USA)
Opel Astra
August 9, 2018
I didn't stay in Krakow.
Poland
Renault Clio Break
July 22, 2018
It was easy.
United States of America (USA)
VW Golf
July 4, 2018
The car was wonderful and the GPS was extremely helpful. The roads in POland have drastically improved and it was great to have access to a car.

Top 26 Suppliers in Poland in 2022

Alamo
Alamo
Exceptional 9.1 / 125 reviews
+48662254255
Warsaw Modlin Airport, Generała Wiktora Thommée 1a, 05-102 Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki
PANEK
PANEK
Exceptional 9 / 734 reviews
+48665800000
Graniczna 190, 54-530 Wrocław
Keddy
Keddy
Exceptional 9 / 136 reviews
+48322855041
Wolnosci 90
Working hours
Mon:09:00-23:59
Tue:09:00-23:59
Wed:09:00-23:59
Thu:09:00-23:59
Fri:09:00-23:59
Sat:09:00-23:59
Sun:09:00-23:59
Carwiz
Carwiz
Exceptional 9 / 307 reviews
+48666826329
Jasionka 942, 36-002, Rzeszow
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.9 / 59 reviews
+48583481222
Juliusza Słowackiego 210A, 80-298 Gdańsk
Working hours
Mon:09:00-23:30
Tue:09:00-23:30
Thu:09:00-23:30
Fri:09:00-23:30
Sat:09:00-23:30
Sun:09:00-23:30
Surprice
Surprice
Excellent 8.8 / 404 reviews
+48577096992 / +48691200740
Wolności 90, 42-625 Ożarowice
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7 / 45 reviews
+48713537714
Graniczna 190
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Excellent 8.5 / 336 reviews
+48533333985 / +48668330961 / +18778223872
Olszanicka 174, 30-241 Kraków, Poland
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
RightCars
RightCars
Excellent 8.5 / 46 reviews
+48223073026
Zwirki i Wigury 1 00-001
Rentis
Rentis
Excellent 8.5 / 12 reviews
+48519535314
Olsztyn Główny, Plac Konstytucji 3-go Maja 2a,
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-14:00
Sun:11:02-11:03
National
National
Excellent 8.5
48694660185
SERVICED BY ENTERPRISE
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.5 / 9 reviews
+48225001500
Wrocław Airport, Graniczna 190, 54-530 Wrocław
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:59
Tue:07:00-23:59
Wed:07:00-23:59
Thu:07:00-23:59
Fri:07:00-23:59
Sat:07:00-23:59
Sun:07:00-23:59
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.5 / 16 reviews
+48784044547
WOLNOSCI 90, OZAROWICE
Thrifty
Thrifty
Excellent 8.4 / 2 reviews
225001500
GLEWICE 1A 72-100 GOLENIOW
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:00
Tue:08:00-23:00
Wed:08:00-23:00
Thu:08:00-23:00
Fri:08:00-23:00
Sat:08:00-23:00
Sun:08:00-23:00
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.4 / 18 reviews
+48221139100
Pyrzowice Airport
Working hours
Mon:09:00-23:00
Tue:09:00-23:00
Wed:09:00-23:00
Thu:09:00-23:00
Fri:09:00-23:00
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.3 / 10 reviews
+48221139180
Airport-Term.A-Exit1-Arr.Hall
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:09:00-15:00
Sun:13:00-21:00
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Excellent 8.2 / 274 reviews
+48538866886
Old Terminal T1,Skarżyńskiego 2, 54-530 Wrocław
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
AddCar
AddCar
Excellent 8.1 / 337 reviews
+48881220320 / +48533333985 / +48783464407 / +48881220551
Pawia 5a, 31-154 Kraków
Working hours
Mon:09:00-20:00
Tue:09:00-20:00
Wed:09:00-20:00
Thu:09:00-20:00
Fri:09:00-20:00
Sat:09:00-20:00
Sun:09:00-20:00
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Excellent 8.1 / 1 reviews
+48666012327
Courtyard By Marriott Warsaw Airport, Ul. Żwirki I Wigury 1, 00-001, Warszawa
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
ABBYCAR
ABBYCAR
Excellent 8.1 / 5 reviews
48798944344
Kujawska 1, 87-100 Torun
Autounion
Autounion
Excellent 8 / 242 reviews
+48577096992 / +48881220551
Airport Terminal - Katowice/Pyrzowice Airport, 90 Wolności St. 42-625, 42-625 Ożarowice, Poland
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
Interrent
Interrent
Very good 7.9
+48583481222 / +48665301685
Slowackiego 206 Str.
Working hours
Mon:09:00-23:30
Tue:09:00-23:30
Wed:09:00-23:30
Thu:09:00-23:30
Fri:09:00-23:30
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Sun:09:00-23:30
Target Rent
Target Rent
Very good 7.9 / 11 reviews
+48519648045
ul. Slowackiego, 205 80-298 Gdansk Poland
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
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MEX RENT A CAR
MEX RENT A CAR
Very good 7.5 / 10 reviews
+48123121727
Generała Wiktora Thommée 1a, 05-102 Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Global Rent a Car
Global Rent a Car
Very good 7.4 / 1265 reviews
+48123337319
Rzeszow-Jasionka Airport, Jasionka 942, 36-002 Jasionka
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:59
Tue:07:00-23:59
Wed:07:00-23:59
Thu:07:00-23:59
Fri:07:00-23:59
Sat:07:00-23:59
Sun:07:00-23:59
Flex Rent a Car Poland
Flex Rent a Car Poland
Good 6.6 / 299 reviews
+48423001455 / +48500362868
42-625 Ożarowice, Wolności 90, Katowice
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